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Davidson, Karen Lynn

Overview
Works: 23 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 1,807 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Hymns  Sources  Sacred books  Poetry  Sacred music  Scores 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: BX8611, 289.309034
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Most widely held works by Karen Lynn Davidson
Out of the Black Patch : the autobiography of Effie Marquess Carmack, folk musician, artist, and writer by Effie Marquess Carmack( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Effie Marquess Carmack (1885-1974) grew up in the tobacco-growing region of southern Kentucky known as the Black Patch. As an adult she moved to Utah, back to Kentucky, to Arizona, and finally to California. Economic necessity primarily motivated Effie and her husband's moves, but her conversion to the Mormon Church in youth also was a factor. Throughout her life, she was committed to preserving the rural, southern folkways she had experienced as a child. She and other members of her family were folk musicians, at times professionally, and she also became a folk poet and artist, teaching herself to paint. In the 1940s she began writing her autobiography and eventually also completed a verse adaptation of it and an unpublished novel about life in the Black Patch. Much of Effie's story is a charming memoir of her vibrant childhood on a poor tobacco farm. She describes a wide variety of folk practices, from healing and crafts to children's games. Her family's life included the backbreaking labor and economic trials of raising tobacco, but it was enriched by a deep familial heritage, communal music, creative play, and traditional activities of many kinds. After the family converted to the Mormon Church, religious study and devotion became another important dimension. Effie's account of Mormon missions contributes to the little-known record of Latter-day Saint attempts to establish a presence in the South. After marrying, the Carmacks moved west, eventually landing in the Arizona desert, where Effie took up painting in earnest. Her art began to attract modest attention, which brought exhibits, awards, and a new career teaching others what she had taught herself. After the Carmacks later retired to Atascadero, California, Effie became a more active and public folk singer as well."--Publisher's description
Histories by Joseph Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliza R. Snow : the complete poetry by Eliza R Snow( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our Latter-Day hymns : the stories and the messages by Karen Lynn Davidson( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Smith histories, 1832-1844 by Joseph Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliza : the life and faith of Eliza R. Snow by Karen Lynn Davidson( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assigned histories, 1831-1847 by Joseph Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriving on our differences by Karen Lynn Davidson( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Joseph Smith papers : revelations and translations manuscript revelation books by Joseph Smith( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computational prosodics : the decasyllabic line from Chaucer to Skelton by Karen Lynn Davidson( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparison of Native American and white students' cognitive strengths as measured by the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children by Karen Lynn Davidson( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of Eliza R. Snow : creating and celebrating Mormon identity( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes many poems by Eliza R. Snow which were set to music, along with brief explanatory notes about each one
Each Life That Touches Ours for Good : SSAA with piano accomp. by A. Laurence Lyon( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eliza R. Snow's poetry by Jill Mulvay Derr( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eahc life that touches ours for good : for mixed chorus (S.A.T.B.) and piano by A. Laurence Lyon( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Joseph Smith papers / Histories by Joseph Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The melody lounge by Karen Lynn Davidson( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Each life that touches ours for good : SSAATTBB chorus and piano by A. Laurence Lyon( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

How to litigate your first civil trial in Rhode Island by Kevin M Brill( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Book of Mormon in Latter-day Saint hymnody by Karen Lynn Davidson( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Out of the Black Patch : the autobiography of Effie Marquess Carmack, folk musician, artist, and writer
Alternative Names
Davidson, Karen L.

Lynn, Karen 1943-

کارن لین دیویدسن

Languages
English (37)

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Eliza R. Snow : the complete poetryOur Latter-Day hymns : the stories and the messages